English

Detailed Synonyms for separate in English

separate:

separate adj

  1. separate
  2. separate
  3. separate
  4. separate
  5. separate
  6. separate
  7. separate
  8. separate
    – standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything 1
    separate; freestanding
    – standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything 1
  9. separate
    – have the connection undone; having become separate 1
    separate; disjoined
    – have the connection undone; having become separate 1
  10. separate
    – separated according to race, sex, class, or religion 1
    separate
    – separated according to race, sex, class, or religion 1
    • separate adj
      • separate but equal1
      • girls and boys in separate classes1
  11. separate
    – independent; not united or joint 1
    separate
    – independent; not united or joint 1
    • separate adj
      • a problem consisting of two separate issues1
      • they went their separate ways1
      • formed a separate church1

to separate verb (separates, separated, separating)

  1. to separate
    to separate; to differentiate; to tear off
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • differentiate verb (differentiates, differentiated, differentiating)
    • tear off verb (tears off, tore off, tearing off)
    to split
    – separate into parts or portions 1
    • split verb (splits, split, splitting)
  2. to separate
    to separate; to break up; to go separate ways; to part
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • break up verb (breaks up, broke up, breaking up)
    • go separate ways verb (goes separate ways, went separate ways, going separate ways)
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
    to split up
    – discontinue an association or relation; go different ways 1
    • split up verb (splits up, split up, splitting up)
      • My friend and I split up1
  3. to separate
    to dissociate from; to separate; to isolate; to place apart
    • dissociate from verb (dissociates from, dissociated from, dissociating from)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • isolate verb (isolates, isolated, isolating)
    • place apart verb (places apart, placed apart, placing apart)
  4. to separate
    to divide; to divorce; to separate; to cleave; to sever; to part; to crack
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
    • divorce verb (divorces, divorced, divorcing)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • cleave verb (cleaves, cleft, cleaving)
    • sever verb (severs, severed, severing)
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
    • crack verb (cracks, cracked, cracking)
    to split
    – discontinue an association or relation; go different ways 1
    • split verb (splits, split, splitting)
  5. to separate
    to separate
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
  6. to separate
    to seclude; to separate; to set apart
    • seclude verb (secludes, secluded, secluding)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • set apart verb (sets apart, set apart, setting apart)
  7. to separate
    to split; to divide; to fritter away; cut up in pieces; to separate; to cut up
  8. to separate
    – separate into parts or portions 1
    to split up; to separate
    – separate into parts or portions 1
    • split up verb (splits up, split up, splitting up)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    to itemize; to itemise
    – specify individually 1
    • itemize verb, American (itemizes, itemized, itemizing)
    • itemise verb, British
  9. to separate
    – separate into parts or portions 1
    to divide; to separate; to split; to split up; carve up; dissever
    – separate into parts or portions 1
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
      • divide the cake into three equal parts1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • split verb (splits, split, splitting)
    • split up verb (splits up, split up, splitting up)
    • carve up verb
    • dissever verb
  10. to separate
    – divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork 1
    to branch; to separate; fork; ramify; furcate
    – divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork 1
  11. to separate
    – become separated into pieces or fragments 1
    to separate; to break; to split up; to fall apart; come apart
    – become separated into pieces or fragments 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • break verb (breaks, broke, breaking)
      • The figurine broke1
    • split up verb (splits up, split up, splitting up)
    • fall apart verb (falls apart, fell apart, falling apart)
    • come apart verb
  12. to separate
    – mark as different 1
    to distinguish; to separate; to tell; to differentiate; severalize; secernate; tell apart; severalise; secern
    – mark as different 1
  13. to separate
    – arrange or order by classes or categories 1
    to separate; to class; to sort; to classify; to sort out; to assort
    – arrange or order by classes or categories 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • class verb (classs, classed, classing)
    • sort verb (sorts, sorted, sorting)
    • classify verb (classifies, classified, classifying)
      • How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?1
    • sort out verb (sorts out, sorted out, sorting out)
    • assort verb (assorts, assorted, assorting)
  14. to separate
    – divide into components or constituents 1
    to separate
    – divide into components or constituents 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
  15. to separate
    – force, take, or pull apart 1
    to divide; to separate; to part; disunite
    – force, take, or pull apart 1
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
      • He separated the fighting children1
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
      • Moses parted the Red Sea1
    • disunite verb
  16. to separate
    – come apart 1
    to divide; to separate; to part
    – come apart 1
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
      • The two pieces that we had glued separated1
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
  17. to separate
    – go one's own way; move apart 1
    to separate; to part; to split
    – go one's own way; move apart 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
      • The friends separated after the party1
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
      • The friends separated after the party1
    • split verb (splits, split, splitting)
  18. to separate
    – make a division or separation 1
    to divide; to separate
    – make a division or separation 1
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
  19. to separate
    – discontinue an association or relation; go different ways 1
    to separate; to part; to break; to split; to break up; to split up
    – discontinue an association or relation; go different ways 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
      • The couple separated after 25 years of marriage1
    • part verb (parts, parted, parting)
      • The business partners broke over a tax question1
    • break verb (breaks, broke, breaking)
      • The business partners broke over a tax question1
    • split verb (splits, split, splitting)
    • break up verb (breaks up, broke up, breaking up)
    • split up verb (splits up, split up, splitting up)
      • My friend and I split up1
  20. to separate
    – treat differently on the basis of sex or race 1
    to separate; to discriminate; to single out
    – treat differently on the basis of sex or race 1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)
    • discriminate verb (discriminates, discriminated, discriminating)
    • single out verb (singles out, singled out, singling out)
  21. to separate
    – act as a barrier between; stand between 1
    to divide; to separate
    – act as a barrier between; stand between 1
    • divide verb (divides, divided, dividing)
      • The mountain range divides the two countries1
    • separate verb (separates, separated, separating)

Conjugations for separate:

present
  1. separate
  2. separate
  3. separates
  4. separate
  5. separate
  6. separate
simple past
  1. separated
  2. separated
  3. separated
  4. separated
  5. separated
  6. separated
present perfect
  1. have separated
  2. have separated
  3. has separated
  4. have separated
  5. have separated
  6. have separated
past continuous
  1. was separating
  2. were separating
  3. was separating
  4. were separating
  5. were separating
  6. were separating
future
  1. shall separate
  2. will separate
  3. will separate
  4. shall separate
  5. will separate
  6. will separate
continuous present
  1. am separating
  2. are separating
  3. is separating
  4. are separating
  5. are separating
  6. are separating
subjunctive
  1. be separated
  2. be separated
  3. be separated
  4. be separated
  5. be separated
  6. be separated
diverse
  1. separate!
  2. let's separate!
  3. separated
  4. separating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

separate [the ~] noun

  1. the separate
    – a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments 1
    the separate
    – a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments 1
  2. the separate
    – a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication 1
    the separate; the reprint; the offprint
    – a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication 1

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Related Definitions for "separate":

  1. standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything1
    • a house with a separate garage1
  2. have the connection undone; having become separate1
  3. separated according to race, sex, class, or religion1
    • separate but equal1
    • girls and boys in separate classes1
  4. independent; not united or joint1
    • a problem consisting of two separate issues1
    • they went their separate ways1
    • formed a separate church1
  5. a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments1
  6. a separately printed article that originally appeared in a larger publication1
  7. divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork1
  8. become separated into pieces or fragments1
  9. mark as different1
  10. arrange or order by classes or categories1
  11. divide into components or constituents1
  12. force, take, or pull apart1
    • He separated the fighting children1
  13. come apart1
    • The two pieces that we had glued separated1
  14. go one's own way; move apart1
    • The friends separated after the party1
  15. make a division or separation1
  16. discontinue an association or relation; go different ways1
    • The couple separated after 25 years of marriage1
  17. separate into parts or portions1
  18. treat differently on the basis of sex or race1
  19. act as a barrier between; stand between1

Related Synonyms for separate



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